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The face of budget cuts

Jessica wanted to study with students more like her, but that hope was slashed with the Hospital School’s funding

By Vivian Nereim
Globe Correspondent / August 15, 2009

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A friendly girl with almond-shaped eyes and a soft smile, Jessica Fiasconaro loves to belt out songs on her karaoke machine, and she once played Gabriella in a production of “High School Musical.’’ But when some of her peers look at her, all they see is her wheelchair. (Full article: 889 words)

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